Matthew 24:17

Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let him which is on the house top, not come downe, to take any thing out of his house:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Whoever is on the housetop must not go down to get the things out that are in his house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

let him that is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let not him who is on the house-top go down to take anything out of his house:
- Basic English Bible

let not him that is on the house come down to take the things out of his house;
- Darby Bible

Let him who is on the house-top not come down to take any thing out of his house:
- Webster's Bible

let him who is on the roof not go down to fetch what is in his house;
- Weymouth Bible

Let him who is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house.
- World English Bible

come not doun to take ony thing of his hous; and he that is in the feeld,
- Wycliffe Bible

he on the house-top -- let him not come down to take up any thing out of his house;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:17


24:17 Let not him that is on the house top come down to take any thing out of his house - It may be remembered that their stairs used to be on the outside of their houses.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:17


Mt 24:17 Let him which is on the housetop. The flat roofs were sleeping places. All must be done without a moment's delay.

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